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The Party Line — Phone Buzz of the Day

Here are some of today’s phone conversations I enjoyed reading or viewing on the web, along with some brief thoughts:

BoomT-Mobile service disappears in U.S. (Twitter)– I think my facetious tweet sums it up best: “I felt a great disturbance in T-Mobile, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced.” You don’t need Force awareness to hear about T-Mobile’s network going down. It’s all over Twitter and reports are coming in from all over the country. Hopefully, this gets resolved quickly.

iCan do Exchange at no extra charge (Gearlog) — The other day we heard that Verizon would be charging $15 a month extra for Exchange support on the Droid. That’s only for business accounts, so good news for consumers — there’s no Exchange tax.

iphone-3gLarge population doesn’t guarantee big iPhone sales (All Things D) — The first numbers are in for the iPhone in China — the world’s most populous nation. Would you guess only 5,000 iPhone subscribers signed up with China Unicom during the first weekend of official sales? I say “official” because there are estimates of nearly two million gray-market iPhones in the country already. It’s tough be successful when you’re competing with yourself, no?

One Response to “The Party Line — Phone Buzz of the Day”

  1. One upset T-Mobile customer called and I told them “Turn on your TV, turn to ABC! The Visitors have come that’s why T-Mobile is down!”

    Worked pretty well for about 5 seconds…